- 1. In the imperial system: a unit of distance equal to 1760yd (1.61km). See also nautical mile.
2. A race over this distance, especially a race on foot.
- A great distance; a large margin.
- Example: missed by a mile
- An athlete or horse that runs races of one mile.
- At a great distance.
- Example: lives miles away
- Example: feel miles better